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20 Cards in this Set

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A word to the wise is enough.
À bon entendeur, salut.
at arm's length
à bout de bras
Nothing is impossible for a willing heart.
À coeur vaillant rien d'impossible.
Explain it for long enough and it will sink in
À force d'explications ça finira par entrer.
cramped for space
à l'étroit
A bad workman blames his tools.
À mauvais ouvrier point de bons outils.
Every cloud has a silver lining.
À quelque-chose malheur est bon.
stupendous, fantastic; at the most
à tout casser
to buy at the lowest price
acheter au meilleur prix
to pay through the nose
acheter qqch à prix d'or
Hang on, I'm thinking
Attends, je cherche
on an ad hoc basis
au coup par coup
Things will sort themselves out in time
Avec le temps, ça s'arrangera
to be ashamed
avoir honte
to have a bitter taste in one's mouth
avoir la bouche amère
to be sick to one's stomach
avoir mal au coeur
to be a little hungry
avoir un petit creux
Beggars can't be choosers.
Nécessité fait loi.
standard of living
le niveau de vie
to be completely fooled
n'y voir que du feu